U.S. Munitions List

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U.S. Munitions List

In American law, the list of weapons and similar items that are subject to licensing because of the danger they pose. The U.S. Munitions List is related to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations.
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Regardless of whether ITAR controls the software export because such software is specifically listed on the USML or otherwise classified as technical data, an export license must be obtained, or an ITAR exemption must be applicable, if a company wishes to export ITAR controlled software.
One commenting party requested clarification of the controls for printed circuit boards designed for USML articles, and their related designs or digital data.
A firm can request clarification if its item falls under ITAR or challenge the presence of an item on the USML by implementing a Commodity Jurisdiction Request.
All exports of USML items and technical data, such as blueprints, drawings, plans, instructions, diagrams and photographs, must be licensed by the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) unless expressly exempted.
The State Department will maintain its authority on which end-users can have access to USML items under the treaties by vetting the approved community of defense-related entities in both countries.
that judicial review of a finding that an item was on the USML, although
The USML is a list of articles, services, and related technology designated as defense-related by the government.
ITAR is a set of United States government regulations that control the export and import of defenserelated articles and services on the United States Munitions List USML.
However, transfer of USML items to a private entity, even if demilitarized, requires prior approval from the DoS, even for disposal by scrapping.
181) Effective 15 March 1999, commercial satellites were placed on the USML (under the AECA) and therefore require DOS approval for export.
In particular, the completed review of Category VII of the USML - Tanks and Military Vehicles - shows that about 74 percent of the 12,000 items licensed last year could have been safely processed under the less restrictive Commerce Control List.